I have a to do list a mile long - The girls are tucked up asleep exhausted by their fabulous Party Day - Richard is at his work Christmas Party - in Surfers with tthe schoolies - dressed as Mr Spock- you can tell that the 18 years old at his work plan the christmas parties - you now know why I have left him to it ..
I wanted to get this down before I forget and before it gets pushed to the background. So I am here editing photos drinking tea and thinking :)
Firstly thank you to Jo and Sonia who sent me gorgeously detailed instructions on bun making
I did better this week
but when you look at it close up - and you read the set of instructions that came home this week about how they have to look next week and the way I have to do makeup - I graciously give in and am calling in someone else to take over this responsibility
However on a happier note when I asked the girls how they wanted their hair done for their party today - Sofia wanted hers in a bun
so today was party day - after ballet - The girls turn 4 next tuesday and while of course I think where did that time go how old they are looking etc I think more about how proud I am of the little girls they have become - So independant - They planned this party from the start the venue- smileez after much toing and froing and negotiating - we gave them options and they went with this one - the guest list -The children where all gentle loving friends and included were some from a past daycare too and I think that's amazing that they remember them and ask for them to come. The games the goodie bags - they shopped with me for the lollies and designed their own cakes- they chose their birthday outfits right down to the jewellery - you have to have jewellery mumma of course! LOL . I had no say in anything really I only gently guided but you know they made great choices.
the goodie bags- designed with help from Rhonda xx
blurry as it is this was how they were buzzing with excitement as we got organised to go
with Daddy as I made them stop for one decent photo- this is as decent as it got!
Sofia spent half the party waving at me and clapping she was in her element
You couldnt wipe the smile from Talia - she loved every second
My favourite shot - encapsulates the whole experience
They thought they were so clever cutting their cakes
They had decided on two games - pass the parcel and pinata- I bought this one at spotlight in the 20% off sale - no hitting with a stick they children all just grab a string and pull - Its was so fun to watch they had a ball. - Comes empty you fill it with what you want :)
My nearly four year old girls xxx
Off to do some of that to do list now.
Hope you are enjoying your Saturday night
Sneak Peeks are now starting on site - A little bit Christmas with a whole lot of class:)
Update on our on line classes - more details should be available on the 27th :) we are in the final designing stages I am so impatient!
And gift vouchers can now be purchased - under the limited edition section.
Thank you to everyone who has offered Bun making advise I am going to try the wet gel for next week - I'll let you know how it goes :)
Lots of new stuff!
Newsletter is here
Details of Christmas goodies can be found here
Sneak peeks here
and my girls ready for their first full Ballet Concert Rehearsal - we had to drop them and leave -not wait - really leave - not wait in the carpark- be totally gone - not within a a few meters - really gone - we all survived :)- Ist first time we have done that (clearly! LOL)
You cant see their buns in this photo - They took me an hr and half - that's not including the hair washing detangling the night before- willing to give great scrapping collections for anyone who is available for the next month- each saturday and sunday - to do my girls hair for me!
Been a while since I have posted much - yet when I flick through the blogs I see lots of others are saying the same - blogs are neglected and we are all busy living life it seems
Firsly a BIG public congratulations to the talented Suz for her most deserved position on the FK Elite Team for 2007 - I know for myself and all her fans while she is genuinely shocked the rest of us certainly weren't. Cant wait to see all the fun things she gets to play with in the upcoming year!
Tonight my husband is off at his 20 OMG we are getting old -school reunion tonight - I will search up some then and now photos to share. In about an hours time I will be finalizing the packing with my merry team of helpers through to the early hours of the morning:)
The girls are watching a Barney DVD and telling me its not nearly bed time.
But tonight I have had a fleeting second of hope - that the picking up and tidying and crying and tantrums will eventually end and we will gain something of a life back
Tonigh the girls learnt how to do the dishes - Talia washed and Sofia rinsed "shaked" and stacked in the dish drainer
and you know what? They did a GREAT job. I am so pleased.
Ikea plastic only - the rest is in the dish washer but its a start
Work has been a bit feral - its the end of year mad finish - reporting, timetabling, subject choices, old executive out, new executive in, formal, graduation - Busy -apparently there are only 24 days to go - I am not counting :)
I still have three of the Renaissance Charm Collection left - This is the gorgeous clipboard Ngaire made - 7gypsies -with a glass piece over the top - Great present idea
I can hear the girls in the cutlery drawer - that cant be good.
Enjoy your night
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